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Job Details

Security Guard

Employer

S.E.R.T Security Management Resources Inc.

Date Posted

June 16, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $15.50 to $18.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 10 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 10  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 16, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

S.E.R.T Security Management Resources Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Security Guard basic (pre-assignment ) training program certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Security Guard License
  • Private Investigator (PI) provincial/territorial Licence
  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)
  • Use of force training

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Additional Skills

  • Produce reports
  • Appear in court as witness
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

Work Setting

  • Public event
  • Private security agency
  • Construction site
  • Apartment/condominium complex
  • Hotel, motel, resort
  • Transportation facility
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Shopping centre or mall
  • School or educational institution/establishment
  • Retail/wholesale establishment/distribution centre

Type of Experience

  • Security consulting (commercial/industrial)
  • Retail loss prevention
  • Mobile surveillance/stakeouts
  • Audio-video surveillance

Specific Skills

  • Perform security checks of passengers and luggage
  • Patrol assigned areas
  • Operate security control room equipment
  • Check age identification of patrons
  • Enforce regulations to maintain order and resolve conflicts and to monitor establishment activities
  • Prevent and detect shoplifting and theft in retail establishments
  • Investigate unlawful acts of employees or patrons of establishments and recommend security systems

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

Cellular phone

Work Site Environment

  • Underground
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Air conditioned

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking

Work Location Information

Various locations

Investigative Expertise

  • Undercover work
  • Theft investigations
  • Personal protection
  • Executive protection

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability

Workplace information

On the road job

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Security Guard is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Private Investigators
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information for use in civil and criminal litigation matters; may also conduct polygraph tests (integrity surveys) for clients

INNOVATIVE

Interest in conducting investigations to locate missing persons

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to question individuals to obtain information and evidence

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

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Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Security Guards and Related Occupations
METHODICAL

Interest in copying to perform security checks of passengers and luggage at airports; to operate security control room equipment to monitor establishment activities; to ensure that establishment safety and emergency procedures are followed; and to enforce regulations of establishments to maintain order

social

Interest in speaking with visitors to control access to organizations, issue passes and direct them to appropriate areas

directive

Interest in driving and guarding armoured trucks when delivering cash and valuables to banks, automated teller machines and retail establishments; and in responding to fire alarms, bomb threats and other emergencies

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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